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Diagram of the Mousetrap system with two tiers of rocket rails, circa 1942. Note the word “Deflectors” is partially cropped off the bottom of the image.United States Coast Guard cutter WPC-372 in New York Harbor, spring 1942. Note Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket rails on her foredeck. Photo 1 of 3.United States Coast Guard cutter WPC-372 in New York Harbor, spring 1942. Note Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket rails on her foredeck. Photo 2 of 3.United States Coast Guard cutter WPC-372 in New York Harbor, spring 1942. Note Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket rails on her foredeck. Photo 3 of 3.
Diagram of the Mousetrap system with two tiers of rocket rails, circa 1942. Note the word “Deflectors” is partially cropped off the bottom of the image.United States Coast Guard cutter WPC-372 in New York Harbor, spring 1942. Note Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket rails on her foredeck. Photo 1 of 3.United States Coast Guard cutter WPC-372 in New York Harbor, spring 1942. Note Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket rails on her foredeck. Photo 2 of 3.United States Coast Guard cutter WPC-372 in New York Harbor, spring 1942. Note Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket rails on her foredeck. Photo 3 of 3.
Shore launch test of the Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket system, Key West, Florida, United States, 14 Aug 1942Mousetrap rocket controller box, Key West, Florida, Sep 1942. It is fairly simple on the front but it is a complex tangle of wires inside designed to ignite each rocket in sequence with a fraction of a second in betweenSailors with a loaded Mousetrap rocket array, probably fall of 1942 at Key West, Florida, United States.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 1 of 7.
Shore launch test of the Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket system, Key West, Florida, United States, 14 Aug 1942Mousetrap rocket controller box, Key West, Florida, Sep 1942. It is fairly simple on the front but it is a complex tangle of wires inside designed to ignite each rocket in sequence with a fraction of a second in betweenSailors with a loaded Mousetrap rocket array, probably fall of 1942 at Key West, Florida, United States.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 1 of 7.
Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 2 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 3 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 4 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 5 of 7.
Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 2 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 3 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 4 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 5 of 7.
Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 6 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 7 of 7.OS2U Kingfisher scout plane with five Mousetrap anti-submarine rockets mounted under one wing for testing purposes, Banana River, Florida, United States, 11 Dec 1942. Photo 1 of 4.OS2U Kingfisher scout plane with five Mousetrap anti-submarine rockets mounted under one wing for testing purposes, Banana River, Florida, United States, 11 Dec 1942. Photo 2 of 4.
Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 6 of 7.Mousetrap Anti-Submarine rocket system being installed on United States Navy sub chaser SC-274 for testing, Key West, Florida, United States, 26 Sep 1942. Photo 7 of 7.OS2U Kingfisher scout plane with five Mousetrap anti-submarine rockets mounted under one wing for testing purposes, Banana River, Florida, United States, 11 Dec 1942. Photo 1 of 4.OS2U Kingfisher scout plane with five Mousetrap anti-submarine rockets mounted under one wing for testing purposes, Banana River, Florida, United States, 11 Dec 1942. Photo 2 of 4.
OS2U Kingfisher scout plane with five Mousetrap anti-submarine rockets mounted under one wing for testing purposes, Banana River, Florida, United States, 11 Dec 1942. Photo 3 of 4.OS2U Kingfisher scout plane with five Mousetrap anti-submarine rockets mounted under one wing for testing purposes, Banana River, Florida, United States, 11 Dec 1942. Photo 4 of 4.Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket launchers aboard a United States Navy Landing Craft Support boat, 20 Jan 1943, location unknown.United States Navy sub chaser SC-1075 on the Delaware River, 9 Aug 1943. Note Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket rails on the foredeck, 20mm Oerlikon ant-aircraft guns, and side-dropping depth charge racks.
OS2U Kingfisher scout plane with five Mousetrap anti-submarine rockets mounted under one wing for testing purposes, Banana River, Florida, United States, 11 Dec 1942. Photo 3 of 4.OS2U Kingfisher scout plane with five Mousetrap anti-submarine rockets mounted under one wing for testing purposes, Banana River, Florida, United States, 11 Dec 1942. Photo 4 of 4.Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket launchers aboard a United States Navy Landing Craft Support boat, 20 Jan 1943, location unknown.United States Navy sub chaser SC-1075 on the Delaware River, 9 Aug 1943. Note Mousetrap anti-submarine rocket rails on the foredeck, 20mm Oerlikon ant-aircraft guns, and side-dropping depth charge racks.

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